Thursday, March 10, 2011

Touring San Diego

When I got up this morning, I put a roast in the crock pot. We were heading for downtown to take a trolley tour.  When we have visited big cities before, we have taken these tours. I think it’s a great way to see the sites.You can just drive the two hour tour around the city, or get on and off whenever you want..

We headed to Old Town San Diego, where there  is free parking and the tours starts here..

Quaint little shops..

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Next stop San Diego Harbor…

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The Star of India..

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The Midway…

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Next Stop… Seaport Village.. A great place to walk around and take it all in!!

 

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This boat with red on top belongs to comedian Jerry Lewis..

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Kevin had a bowl of NE Clam Chowder and I had She Crab Soup…both were delicious….

 

We drove by and had stops at the Marriott and Hilton Hotels and Horton Plaza.. We didn’t get off..

Next was Gaslamp Quarter… This is a Historic District with galleries, restaurants and boutique’s..

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Before heading over the Coronado Bridge… where we could get a good look at the city…

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A look at Hotel Del Coronado.. I plan on returning to see the inside..

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A look at the bridge..

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Balboa Park was the next stop…. we were tired by this time and got off and walked around but didn’t take the time to visit any of the many museums.. Maybe another time..

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Here comes the  trolley..

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And a drive through Little Italy…

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Back at Old Town we got ourselves an ice cream and  did a little more strolling the shops..

What a great tour we had! We love San Diego….

5 comments:

Debbie and Rod said...

Awwwww, you're making me homesick!! Guess I gotta go back. It's always so nice to see your own city through the eyes of a tourist.

Deb

John and Sandy said...

We loved San Diego as well, happy to hear you guys are having such a great time. Enjoy!!!

Angela said...

Looks like you guys are having a great time! Do go back and see the inside of the Hotel Coronado, it is beautiful. We were there a few years ago and sat outside on the patio with cold drinks and enjoyed live entertainment and beautiful views.

Jim and Dee said...

WOW, how awesome. I love cities! Thanks for taking us with you.

David Sussman said...

Im glad that you are enjoying CA.Beautiful pictures! Keep them coming.have a great time out west.See you in Oct in TN.